Teotitlán del Valle

Photo: Masked Mexico – Walk with the Weavers and spend time in the Place of the Gods. The Zapotec community of Teotitlán del Valle (elevation: 1,670 meters or 5,500 feet) is world-famous for production of colorful weavings (laadi in the local language). New = Nuevo Teotitlán Del Valle’s New Centro Cultural Comunitario Natural World In …

Angela Mendoza

Photo: Angela Mendoza Happy birthday, Angela! Befriending an artisan means meeting the family … and the town and ever-widening circles. For those keen on tourism that prioritizes faces as well as places, this page celebrates the work of Angela Mendoza, her family and many friends. She sells her weavings from her home workshop in Teotitlán …

Oaxaca

Photo: La Primavera There are changes afoot in ‘Tierra del Sol,’ this southern Mexican state blessed with mountains, verdant valleys and a beautiful coast on the Pacific Ocean. Tip: Oaxaca is pronounced ‘wa-HA-ka’ Buzzword Bingo (Words you should know and that are fun to know) Acompañamiento – Agua (Water) – Aguamiel – Apaztle – Árbol …